Legendary architect lightens up an old Jerusalem stone monument
When Ada Karmi-Melamede redesigned Beit Hahalutzot, she looked to the sun for her principal building material.
The light sprinkling of rain soon turned into a downpour. Under gray skies, the trees at the edge of Kuzari Park in Jerusalem's Rehavia neighborhood looked fresher than ever, and the beading moisture restored the luster to the Jerusalem stone. Some girls on a Birthright trip were whispering in the cafeteria on the Yad Ben Zvi campus while sipping coffee from paper cups. Excited figures moved quickly in the...
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